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05 May


Who’s the Fastest Dog in the East Bay?

Find out at the Buddi Love Dog Mile

If your dog loves running as much as you do, you won’t want to miss the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Buddi Love Dog Mile for runners and their speedster companions. Runners and dogs will line up on Railroad Avenue in front of Lunardi’s to compete in the one-mile race through the streets of Danville.

  • Top finisher prizes
  • Goody bags
  • Costumes encouraged, but not required

All dogs must run on leash and be under the full control of their owner. Only well socialized and leash friendly dogs allowed. Please carry a bag to pick up after your dog. People wishing to walk with their dog should register for the 5K.

Have you ever wondered how fast you could run a mile on the road? Find out at the Mile of Truth. The iconic mile is unique in its ability to stoke the fire of even the most competitive runners. It’s 5,280 feet of pure, unadulterated effort.

We’re excited to announce that the Mile of Truth has once again been chosen as a Pacific Association USA Track and FieldGrand Prix Championship event! We’ll have at least $5,500 in prize purse money, which includes $3,300 for the PAUSATF and $2,200 for elites!

The USATF Certified Mile of Truth starts at 9:15 a.m. and will run in six separate heats

  • Heat 1 (9:15 am):  Boys and girls ages 14 and under 
  • Heat 2 (9:25 am): Women 40 and over
  • Heat 3 (9:35 am):  Men 40-49
  • Heat 4 (9:45 am):  Men 50+
  • Heat 5 (9:55 am):  Women Elite/Open (prize money)
  • Heat 6 (10:05 am):  Men Elite/Open (prize money)

The Devil Mountain Run 5K is perfect for speedsters (get ready to set a new PR) as well as those wanting to get out with their families and walk. The flat and fast course starts downtown and returns via one of the most scenic portions of the Iron Horse Trail. Everyone is welcome – including the dog.

For those wanting to get more miles in, the Devil Mountain Run 10K travels through the Greenbrook neighborhood of Danville before returning to Town via the Iron Horse Trail. The (mostly) flat course is perfect for those who want to make the jump from the 5K distance. The slight downhill grade at the finish will give runners a chance to really fly.


May 5
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Downtown Danville
345 Railroad Ave
Danville, CA United States
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Upcoming ACOP Events:

  1. Sac State 5K

    April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Stride for Aggie Pride 5K

    April 28 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  3. Serotonin Surge | The Feel Good 5K/10K

    May 18 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Davis Pride ‘Run for Equality’

    May 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. Positive Energy 5K

    June 23 @ 7:45 am - 9:00 am
  6. Positive Energy Kids Triathlon

    June 23 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  7. Folsom Firecracker

    July 4 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Coming Soon:


Running With Your Dog

  • View upcoming running and walking events that are specifically dog-oriented here.


  • Many 5K and 10K events allow you to bring well-behaved leashed dogs. Be sure to check with the event director first if their website is unclear.

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